CHARMING HOME BESIDE THE RIVER IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS - TOWNSEND, TN

Donna Burns

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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CHARMING HOME BESIDE THE RIVER IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS - TOWNSEND, TN

Townsend House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 7

5 minutes from the entrance of the Smoky Mountain National Park. 30 minutes from Pigeon Forge - Dollywood, outlet shopping. 45 minutes from Gatlinburg. At the house:

Picnic on the deck with the sound of the river flowing below or take a bicycle ride on the 5 mile bicycle trail accessible at the end of your driveway. Rent a tube and float to the house . . .

Sit on the beautiful wraparound porch in a rocker and re-energize yourself. Grab a book and 'sit a spell. 'Take a dip in your own private 'swimmin' hole' or bring your fishing pole and nab a rainbow trout. Grill it for dinner on your deck by the water.

Walk to dinner at one of the local restaurants or cook your own in the kitchen. Bicycling, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, golf, tubing down the rapids of the Little River, shopping and sightseeing all await you in Townsend, Tennessee - the peaceful side of the Smokies.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Donna Burns (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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4.9
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Charming home beside the river in the Smoky mountains - Townsend, TN
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
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Charming home beside the river in the Smoky mountains - Townsend, TN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p145281
865 201-8824
Townsend Tennessee
5

Awesome Choice

  • 5 of 5
From the moment that we walk into this rental it felt like home. The owners are very friendly and always ready to assist with anything that we might need. The house smelled clean and was clean. The location was great. You walk out the back door and on to the back deck for a wonder view of the river and then down the stairs from the deck and your at the river. We were just a couple of minutes from the store to pick up all our things we needed to cook. We were about 20 minutes from Cades Cove and that is a must see. We will return again.
  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Charming home beside the river in the Smoky mountains - Townsend, TN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p145281
865 201-8824
Townsend Tennessee
Hessmer, Louisiana USA
5

STAY HERE!!!

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from a week stay in this beautiful house. Everything we needed was provided for by the thoughtful owner. It was such a pleasure to return "home" after a day in the park. The house is welcoming, clean, beautifully decorated an SMELLED GREAT! Thank you Donna for making our trip wonderful.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Charming home beside the river in the Smoky mountains - Townsend, TN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p145281
865 201-8824
Townsend Tennessee
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
5

Fantastic house for our Tennessee vacation.

  • 5 of 5
We were visiting from Australia for 10 nights with our family of 5 and discovered this gem via an internet search and I am glad we did. Eight years ago we lived pretty close by and so were visiting friends as well as enjoying the tourist attractions of the Smoky mountains. This was a much superior option than a hotel.

Communications with Donna were great in setting up the stay and when we arrived found the house sparkling clean and all as described with many extra little touches such as some necessities in the refrigerator and snacks on the bench.

My only concern during the stay were that the beds were too comfortable so we struggled to get everyone out of bed and on the road in the mornings.

When I booked I had visions of tubing in the river but the weather was too cool. However time proved too short anyway catching up with old friends in Maryville, outlet shopping in Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, Dixie Stampede, mountain biking around Townsend (bikes at the house) and biking the Virginia Creeper Trail (2 hour drive away but highly recommended).

I will not hesitate in forwarding details to anyone thinking of visiting the area.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Charming home beside the river in the Smoky mountains - Townsend, TN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p145281
865 201-8824
Townsend Tennessee
Dora Al USA
5

Family Vacation #10

  • 5 of 5
What a fabulous trip this was for me. The property is one I have always viewed on our trips to Townsend; never dreaming I would one day stay here. It is quaint, charming, old south. The river just a few steps away and down is something that draws us to this area. We were unable to play in the river this trip because the water was too high and now conducive to small children at this area at this time. Thank God for all the rain to fill the rivers again. Old soughern charm in the decor-makes you think of Grandmas house. The biscuits and apple preserves are a great touch for the hungry travellers. Nice yard for the kids to play and throw the baseball around. Comfortable front porch to sit on and watch the day passing by. Feels like home. Shaded road at back was great for the morning and evening strolls. They even thought of washing detergent for us. Owners called to make sure all was going well for us and offered good advice on area attractions. Wonderful vacation spot. Will definitely visit again and recommend to friends. Not a place for persons with knee problems since all bedrooms are up narrow stairs and bathrooms are downstairs.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Charming home beside the river in the Smoky mountains - Townsend, TN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p145281
865 201-8824
Townsend Tennessee
Louisiana
5

PERFECT VACATION HOME!!!!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for a week and everything was wonderful! It is individually owned so it's not like dealing with a rental company. The house is right on the river with steps leading down. It is a great fishing and tubing spot. There are stores near-by which you can actually walk to. The lady and her mother who rent the home are so sweet! We arrived to biscuits in the fridge and they brought by a pie during our stay. They made us feel right at home! Wonderful experience we will be staying here again!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Charming home beside the river in the Smoky mountains - Townsend, TN
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p145281
865 201-8824
Townsend Tennessee
jacksonville, nc
4

our stay at Hollyberry

  • 4 of 5
Our stay here was wonderful. We had our boys ages 18 and 15, as well as a friend of our oldest son. When we arrived, there were snacks and biscuits in the fridge. The boys quickly devoured the biscuits. They really enjoyed the creek in the back. The interior of the home is tastefully decorated. There are books and games, A little bit of washing powder, coffee, and soap to help out a little. Certainly thankful for that. Townsend is a small town. Friendly. Convenient to Pigeon Forge and Cades Cove. Lots of places to sit back and relax. My favorite thing to do was sit in the rocker on the front porch. We packed a lot of kitchen supplies just in case, but it was not necessary. There are a couple of stores within a short walking distance if you should need anything. There is a journal in the living room area that has some good tips and ideas about the area. It is on the main road, but the town is very quiet at night. Our oldest son and his friend visited Cades Cove quite a bit. Beautiful place to visit as it seems untouched. I would definately recommend. They have done a lot of work to the home. It felt like staying at grandma's house. Nostalgic.
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
McGhee Tyson Airport, Knoxville, TN

Townsend, Tennessee - the peaceful side of the Smoky Mountains National Park. 5 minutes from the entry to the National Park. Hiking, Horseback riding, Fishing, Bicycle Riding, Shopping. Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg within a 25 mile radius.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Townsend House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Notes

  • Rates are based on maximum capacity of 6 adults. $25 for each additional person per night

Amenities

Amenities

Townsend House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
  • One bathroom has an antique claw-foot tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Large master bedroom features King size bed. In addition, a day bed is included in the master bedroom. Ceiling fans in all bedrooms. Central heat and air. Two bedrooms have views of the river. House is a two-story house - all bedrooms are upstairs.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • rafting
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Wheelchair ramp accesses first floor - living room, parlor, kitchen/dining area Bedrooms are upstairs and are not wheelchair accessible

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